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PBS
Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm PDT
prison for tax fraud. >> no end to the killing in syria as a massive car bomb explodes in damascus. >> and two iranians when the european parliament's procedures human rights award. -- two iranians went -- win the european parliament pose a prestigious human rights award. for one of europe's most colorful and -- one of europe's most colorful and controversial politicians has been sentenced to prison for tax fraud. >> a court in milan has convicted former prime minister berlusconi of defrauding the italian government of millions of yours in unpaid taxes. remedy court gave him a four- year term and said berlusconi had shown a natural capacity for crime. berlusconi's lawyers condemned the verdict and promised to appeal. >> berlusconi has dominated italian politics for nearly 20 years, perhaps in anticipation of the jail term. earlier this week, berlusconi said he would not contest the next election. although given a four-year sentence, and was immediately reduced to one year due to an amnesty law from 2006. berlusconi was also fined 10 million euros and then form -- from holding publi
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm PDT
highest tax revenues ever this year. the federal government as well as states and municipalities are said to take in a total of 602.4 billion euros, which beats earlier projections by almost 6 billion euros. the government says it will come close to balancing its budget next year. >> germany will pay out billions of tax reimbursements to foreign companies. that is in order to comply with a ruling from the european court of justice. >> the court found that foreign stockholders in germany paid too much in taxes on their dividends and ordered germany to rectify the situation. the payments are set to cost the treasury at least 3 billion euros. >> the german economics ministry has confirmed media reports that european and north african countries have begun negotiations on a mass of solar energy project in the sahara desert. >> the desert tech project would see solar energy produced in north africa and exported to europe. according to a german newspaper, a treaty could be signed by early next year. the first solar farm would be built in morocco. >> could the saharan son soon be powering eu
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm PDT
hot water in britain where critics say starbucks is paying miniscule sums in tax despite ending billions in recent years. in germany, the company pays no tax. in 2011, despite a turnover of 117 million euros, the company reported a loss of more than 5 million. there's been a turnaround in german car sales in october. although sales of new cars have been in the slow lane for most of 2012. last month, german salesmen sold 260,000 new cars, a slight increase on september's figure. still, sales for the first 10 months of the year are down on last year's figure. car sales are a key indicator of how well the german economy, europe's largest, is traveling. >> chancellor merkel has been meeting with the heads of the country's 16 federal states. >> she wants a consensus on how germany will meet its energy needs following the phase-out of nuclear power in 2020. many german states have plans to expand wind energy and other alternative sources of power. >> but that are major concerns that the cost of energy for consumers could skyrocket. >> it was high noon at the chancellor's office in ber
KCSMMHZ
Oct 29, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. re-insurers are hit hard. the tax is down by nearly 1/2 of 1 -- the dax is down by nearly 1/2 of 1%. the euro stoxx 50 is losing by nearly one-fourth -- by nearly 1%. >> thank you for that update from the frankfurt stock exchange. do not go away. we will be back with lots more after a short break. >> welcome back. the race for the white house is in its final stretch. both candidates are working on the final push of their campaigns. energy independence has been a big topic. >> president obama wants to see more in the way of clean energy and renewable. republican presidential candidate mitt romney says if he is elected he will pursue a sharp increase in the production of oil and natural gas on federal lands and off the u.s. east coast. >> that would affect the residents of louisiana. energy policy is always on their minds after hurricane katrina and the bp oil disaster of 2010. that still has not changed their minds about wanting cheap sources of power. >> dean blanchard is known as the shrimp king of louisiana. he drives around barataria bay at high speed. and though it is hard to t
KCSMMHZ
Nov 1, 2012 2:30pm PDT
nothing to investigate the list for possible tax debaters -- evaders. >> at least 22 people have been killed after a gas explosion in the saudi arabian capital. more than 100 people were injured in the blast. eyewitnesses say the tanker hit a bridge. gas leaked out and then burst into flames. >> pope benedict has led prayers to mark the 500th anniversary of the inauguration of the sistine chapel in rome. the chappell's famous frescoes were created by michelangelo just 20 years after the discovery of america. >> catholics around the world are celebrating all saints' day on november 1. according to tradition, people go back to their hometowns and visit the graves of deceased relatives and friends. the declaration of the graves reflects hope that the debt are in the presence of god. and in mexico, the celebration is somewhat different. on the day of the dead, families build colorful altars to remember their dead loved ones. >> all right. we will be back in one minute with more news. >> that's right. stick around. >> welcome back, everyone. we want to go now to our series of reports from
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2012 8:30am EDT
two-earner families, and people this year very concerned about the increased taxes that we would see come jaber reversed if president obama were to be reelected, as well as the peace -- deep defense cuts of us would impact our area dramatically. george mason's stephen fuller, one of the preeminent economists in the area says the defense cuts could actually cause a recession in virginia and would almost double our unemployment numbers. and va has been very successful in having a low unemployment rate, down 5.7%. but people are very concerned about jobs. jobs are the number one priority and that is what we see people looking at and that is why we are encouraging the numbers and support we are seeing for governor romney this year. host: does your candidate have to win loudoun county to win virginia? have to,don't know we i expect we will. it was only a narrow margin that president obama won loudoun, the last time and it really was an aberration. virginia republicans have been winning loudoun county in 2009 when governor bob mcdonnell won this area, and then in 2010, of course our congre
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2012 8:30am EDT
reduce taxes. that has been the biggest job creator in ohio that we have seen a in the nation. i think these programs do work. i think the governors are leading the change efforts in this country and have to continue to do that. the federal government has been an impediment regulations in the have prohibited them from trading jobs that are necessary in this country to push our economy and to also improve the economy over where it has been over the last four years. host: we have been talking about the jobs numbers that are coming out today. here are the october numbers. 7.9%, slightly up from 7.8% from september. in issuing 171,000 jobs added in october. this is according to the u.s. bureau of labor statistics this morning. i want to get your quick reaction to those numbers. guest: first of all, that is virtually no change. yes, it is an uptick and it was a down tick the month before, and but unemployment is basically staying around 8%. if you count the people who have given up looking for jobs in this country, we have over 20 million people who are unemployed right now. those are the p
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
primarily what we're calling social really fair organize shagses. they register under the tax code 501 c 4. the organizations that are primarily about educating people about issues or policy options and things like that but they're allowed to do some political activity. it can't be the main thing they're about. the decisions from 2010 that are so famous they can be more specific in the way they're involved. the things that define the elections are -- because they're mainly about enl indicating people have been able to do that without disclosing the sources of the money that they've gotten. so tense or hundreds of millions of dollars being spent without us knowing where it actually came from. host: let's go to our democrats line. caller: what i would like to say about this money, i feel like this money is basically it's generations of money which a lot of elderly white people have built up over time when the system was discriminatory. now they have come out and decided to buy an election. this money is not taxed or nothing. they need to start taxing this money at 90%. if the rich pe
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
. then the republicans signed a pledge with grover nor quist saying no new taxes, no matter what. but most importantly, when people say president obama had the first two years and everything, the most important thing he had was the filibuster used against him more times on this president than any other president in history. but i still believe, after all those obstacles, we still are moving forward, and there's no way we want to start all over and go back. host: leroy, thanks for the call. the lead story in this morning's "new york times," consumers push economic output to a gain of 2%, better than expected. housing recovery and defense orders also fueled the third quarter. host: back to the phones. rebecca is calling us from cincinnati this morning. she's on our line for republicans. she's optimistic. go ahead, rebecca. caller: yes. the season will grow due to the fact that i heard over a month ago that wal-mart for christmas would be training in october 50,000 people, 40,000 for kohl's, and all the other stores take into consideration. this is just a temporary 2%. my problem is
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 8:30am EDT
tax cuts for the rich, no regulation, a takeover women's rights to own other bodies, privatize all government agencies. how do you respond? guest: correct on the tax-cut and hopefully get the economy moving. i republican for my issues, which are limited government and lower taxes and less regulatory environment. in colorado, where you find is in her to give her as he moved west across the united states, and republican voter is a quasi- libertarian type of voter. it is limited government. it is kind of an old west at it, keep government out of our lives. i think you also see others that will move toward the center as well. it is limited government and less washington d.c. involvement in our lives. an oldhost: what is the makeupe state legislature? guest: we have a slight majority in the state house for republicans. we control the state house. and the senate, a slim majority for the democrats. the attorney general and other statewide elected officials are republican. and our governor is a democrat and very popular. it is representative of the voting population we are little helter-sk
KCSMMHZ
Oct 30, 2012 9:30am PDT
half as much in taxes, and that would create the problems. it would be open season for plunderers. we would leave. >> german chancellor angela merkel grew up here. farmers in brandenburg think it is high time she intervened and did something for them. >> that wraps up this edition of "european journal." thanks very much for watching. bye for now. captioned by the national captioning in
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
above the fray and ho y holy. they are operating with tax paid infrastructure that is used for telecommunications. we paid for this. host: i'm going to clarify because i don't want people to get the wrong impression because we don't receive any government money at c-span. c-span is brought to you by your cable companies, public service. your cable bill a few pennies every month so we don't receive direct compensation from the federal government. i want to make sure that is clear. we have been talking about money and economic impact of this sto storm. hurricane sandy typified a stimulus. judging from the reports by the u.s. economy it continued to grow but judging from the big crowds heading for home depot, lowe's, costco in the eastern u.s. the economy is booming. with reconstruction and other elements of this could provide some economic stimulus. on the screen we can put up the c-span board of directors and you can find all of that information on our website. c-span.org if you are interesting after hearing what that caller had to say. those are the people serving currently. je
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 8:30am EDT
what i support. i think we can go back to the kind of tax rates we had under the clinton administration when the upper income earners were doing well and the entire economy was growing. we will have to make some tough choices. a balanced approach is the only approach i believe will get us there. >> your rebuttal? >> it's amazing to me that you can stand here having voted 4 trillion dollar deficits for the last of four years, the largest, fastest debt increase in american history and say we have to control spending. you've done nothing to control spending over the last four years. with respect to cut, cap, and balance, it's amazing to me that the idea of cutting wasteful spending, capping the ability of congress to spend money we don't have, and balancing the budget is extreme. i think it would force congress to set priorities and stop funding things like solyndra and to prioritize things like social security, medicare, and education. that's why i support a balanced budget amendment to the constitution. >> the race to succeed retiring new mexico senator akaka is just one o
CSPAN
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
president of using his of parents to accuse mitt romney of raising taxes on middle class when he was governor of massachusetts. the question we are focusing on this morning is, what if there is an election dispute? we are basing it apart on a story that has this. election disputes likely. we already posted the question on the facebook page. some of you have already weighed in on this. give us a call. you can almost -- you can also send us an e-mail or join us on our twitter page. if you remember election night -- or maybe we should say election morning 12 years ago -- let's go back to cbs news's coverage of the race between george bush and al gore. >> let's point out what the television networks are using a pool of data and exit poll of permission and other ever mission have made some mistakes over the night, the big one meeting in florida, first calling it for al gore and then for george bush and calling it back. television and radio networks are not the only ones who had to take some calls. >> this is one that called it for bush. they came out with a new addition, they called it a
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 8:30am EDT
country. other statistical interesting facts are that we are one of the least taxed states in the nation. the least. we have no income tax, no sales tax. the democratic and republican candidates will pledge on that issue, saying they will not have an income tax or sales tax. our two gubernatorial candidates right now are both running on that issue. host: neil levesque, about the recount laws in the state of new hampshire. is it possible that there could be a recount in this state and what are the rules for that? guest: we have specific rules for the state. we have a fine secretary of state, bill gardner, quite experienced in this. he's the person who has been the keeper of the flame for the new hampshire primary. we had a famous account here in the late '70's with senator john durken who recently passed away. frankly, i don't see it coming down to that. we will see what happens on tuesday. i think other states may be more likely to have a recount and new hampshire. host: do you have voter id laws? guest: yes, and there's some controversy. the legislature passed a voter -- a new vo
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
change. we have people saying about global warming. yes. have a tax onthao every man, woman and child for every action. that has to do with these geo engineers. like basically i did point out that i moved in with a father of weapons in a 1967, certified congressionally that her recants caused earthquakes and other such things. this report called could hurricane sandy be a modification at work. host: josh in the pennsylvania geared up next we will turn our attention to the october surprise. the history of campaign 2012. and later on we will start of a look of the battleground states of new hampshire. we will be right back. ♪ >> you know, india has made incredible progress in the last eight years. -- indiana. we have become the fiscal entity of the country and a member of the largest budget surplus we have ever had in our history. it will make it possible for us to strengthen our budget reserve and i believe we can cut taxes. you just said that we pay for things in indiana. ok. but when you are speaker of the house, for five of the six years that you ran the state house from indiana ran d
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
will drop $50,000, $100,000 life is nothing. people who can well afford to pay higher taxes. i will never understand how democrat and republican, especially republican, i will never understand how or and middle-class people can vote against their pocketbooks and the cheerleaders for lower taxes for wealthy people. host: that is ron in new york. if you could to the front page of the indianapolis star, piloting the senate race there. they said results are flawed. they indicate laws wants a toss up is now a double digit lead for his opponent. most significantly, women voters are driving the divide, according to the new poll. joe donnelly with 47% support. richard murdock support. and the libertarian getting about 6% of that support. silver like indiana. paul on our line for republicans. good morning. caller: good morning. host: your reactions on what is going on in your state? caller: our country was built on a religious freedom and also, in our old west -- and in the history of becoming a free country, a lot of our beliefs were made of on the bible. they say life begins at conception.
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2012 7:00am EST
47% of the people by paying no income taxes, but these people pay income taxes, school taxes, all kinds of taxes. they get a break when it comes to income taxes. the rich, they get multimillion- dollar tax breaks and no one complains about that. host: thank you for the call. "troubles ahead," according to "cq weekly." a roster of critical issues as the president tries to reassure voters. digging into the body of the story is this -- host: as we said the the top of the program, "60 minutes" is going to be focusing on the senate and whether or not it is dysfunctional or broken. our next caller, kathleen, calling from ohio. you are probably at the center of the battleground. caller: we all what -- we always are. president obama has such a strong round game here. people really need to get out and pump it out here on sunday, monday, and tuesday, but i think he has got it, you know? he did not accomplish everything that he wanted with the republicans standing in his way on almost every issue. i mean, he accomplished a great deal. i actually think that romney is a good guy, but he has be
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
their medical care. and when he had his tax releases released, that showed that he was more generous than any of the other candidates, then obama himself. host: wanda, thank you. anyone else who wants to watch mitt romney, you can see him tonight on c-span. we will be airing his appearance and the romney-ryan tour in west chester, ohio at 7:30. you can catch up with about on c-span and c-span radio. i should note that obama will be holding a campaign rally in hillard, ohio at 10:20 this morning. a contest that on c-span and c- span radio. the paper today focusing on those swing states as we know -- the tribune -- the washington bureau notes that florida is a renewed focus in this election, at this point with polls now a dead heat. romney campaigned in florida, returned wednesday for rallies and tampa, miami and jacksonville. he is expected over the weekend to go back. for obama, victory in florida is a prize. for romney, it is a necessity. debates about whether romney can carry ohio or other midwestern battleground states become moot without a win here, experts say. the "new york tim
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
negotiations with congressional leaders on how to avert. tax hikes and spending cuts that neither party supports in full. december 31, almost every tax cut enacted since 2001 will expire. $109 billion across-the-board spending cut begin taking effect. half of the cuts come from national defense. day.ry 20 is a inauguratioinaun mid february, the treasury department estimates another raise in the current $16.40 trillion debt limit will be needed requiring a vote in congress. march 27, the current funding for the federal government runs out threatening a shutdown. the next call on who is best to reach across the aisle comes from providence, rhode island, where john is a democrat. caller: unfortunately, my party as much as they have been talking about the republicans, my party has been more and more taken over by the extremist fringe. you have to look at their resume to see what they have done in the past. mitt romney had to work with the other side. obama really sold us out in the last four years. host: some tweets we have been getting on this question include -- yesterday in new jersey, t
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 2:00pm EDT
real. and the president taking credit for positive economic aiders. and what will january's looming tax increases do to those signs of life? and a measure on the ballot in michigan could hand unions their biggest victory in years. will they make collective bargaining a constitutional right? >> welcome to "the journal editorial report." wifeless than two weeks to go, president obama and mitt romney hit the campaign trail in florida, ohio, wisconsin, colorado, and virginia. polls continue to show the race in a dead heat nationally, and too close to call, in no fewer than ten swing states but the obama campaign and its media allies are questioning whether mitt romney's recent momentum is real. joining the panel his week, dan henning gary, james freeman, dorothy rabinowitz and kim strassel. kim, tell us how real the romney surge is. >> look, paul, i know two weeks is one side increasing its advantage in both the national polls and the swing state polls. that's romney. we have seen money flowing into that side. that's romney. we have seen him improve his performance in independents and women
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 1:00am EDT
taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said and what his name would do. >> paul: taking our name in vein, the 15th time, the wall street journal does not agree with any of the-- >> what do you think? >> this is a-- this is a distilled message (laughter) of the campaign. >> he keeps returning to this class warfare theme and this is in ohio and thinks the outsourcing, hitting the rich. 47% plays well with less educated white men in the midwest and where he's focusing ads. >> paul: is that really a good closing argument, dan? that's not an argument for the second term. >> it's not. and i honestly do not understand it, paul. it's -- i think it reflects barack obama's antipathy toward mitt romney? >> personal? >> i think so, he's been wanting to take him down from the beginning. and he's been running the same campaign from the beginning. and voters are out there still the economy the number one issue, waiting for the president to tell them what his plan is for a second term to get the economy growing than t
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 1:30am EDT
thing and i think we can do it. >> we know you disagree on a wide range of policies from taxes to the role of government. what where do you find common ground. >> eddie and i have been friends a long time. it's funny. we were together a few days ago and thinking of that same subject. i think we have broad agreement on tax reform. if you are going to do tax reform in 2013, what form should it take and how would you broaden the base, lower rates and try to increase growth in the country. i think we have a lot of agreement on that. >> >> what about you, ed? >> i they is right. one thing where we shared common views is on the way the financial crisis was handled for the most part. we can disagree with some details but for the most part the bush team and obama team did to follow it were pretty much on the same path. dimpss in terms of how big the stimulus and whether there should be a stimulus and so forth. for the most part we did agree on that and there's a role for government and a role for regulation. i would have a slightly more cautious eye to regulation perhaps than a surks stan
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
views and futures. you believe tax more and spend more and government more of your life is working for us. then you will want to vote for barak obama and higher taxes gives government money that could have funded your job, romney is more likely to be your choice. this much i do know. i sense something very strong moving over this country. on august 1st people waited for line to buy a chicken sandwich. i believe those people are going to be willing to wait in line for hours to cast a vote so america will feel their votes. this is not just an election about our pay checks. this is it an election of our principlings. i believe that everyone's life has value and i don't accept the notion someone is dedisposable or expendible. i believe this election ought to be l about america's place in the world. i am not satisfied we are begin straight and honest answers of the murder of our ambassador and thry other american necessary benghazi. the lack of trance parency and the everchanging store stores from the administration are troubling. it is one thing for a politician to embellish or stretch the
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 2:30am EDT
extending or not extending the bush tax cuts to people earning over $250 thourk. it affects a tiny percent of small business owners, 3%. >> isn't that 3% really where the job creators are? >> that's what the romney campaign says, yes, indeed. the nfib says it is responsible for 700,000 jobs if you raise taxes you will lose 700,000 jobs. it is very hard to get down to those numbers. >> how is business going for the small business group which is response able for job creators? >> definitely better than a few years ago. access to capital has been a big issue. small business lending is up. a lot of exciting things on the horizon. crowd funding with the jobs act will be available presumably sometime next year. so, and optimism is up, but there's a lot of uncertainty still and people say to me my biggest problem is demand. i need customers through the door. for that to happen the economy needs to get better. >> we need to see a better demand story. what about the expense, health care reform is one thing we hear from small business, businesses with less than 50 full-time employees are exe
CNBC
Oct 28, 2012 7:30pm EDT
business owners? >> the thing we hear most about is extending the bush tax cuts. it is that very tiny percent. 3%. is that really where the job raeters are? >> that is what the romney campaign says. it's responsible for 700,000 jobs if we raise those, we're going to lose 700,000 jobs. >> very hard to get down to those numbers. how is business going for this small group that is responsible for such job creators? >> okay, it is definitely better than a few years ago. they're a lot of new exciting things, with the jobs act is going to be available sometime next year. optimism is up, but there's a lot of uncertainty and people say my biggest problem is demand. i need customers through the door. for that to happen, the economy needs to get better. >> what about the expense side of the business. health care reform. businesses with less than 50 full time businesses are except from the requirements to offer health insurance or pay a penalty? >> exactly. but once you get to 50, 96% of businesses already offer health care, so the requirement they'll have to isn't going to change that much for m
LINKTV
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
well is a business tax restructure to bring in new revenue for the city and many millions of dollars from that, about 13 will be dedicated to the affordable housing so we can ramp up development of affordable housing in san francisco. >> thank you. mr. everett? >> providing affordable housing is a central and extremely important issue. that being said, we also need to look at how we deal with public housing within the city and county of san francisco. i grew up in section 8 housing. i know what that is like. i grew up on food stamps, i know what that is like. we need to understand how we can end some of the cycles that we talk about on a day to day basis and the root causes of those cycles. the way to address those is to directly target the housing crisis in san francisco and directly target hud housing. we do that by providing vouchers to folks. with the vouchers you could take a family and moved them into mixed income units. i am a product of that. i am a product of a young person being able to wake up in the morning and see to my left a doctor and see to my right a professional pe
LINKTV
Nov 1, 2012 7:30am PDT
, i'll let you know about the rent. what about the rent ? property taxes are going up. i may have to pass on the cost to my tenants. i see. when will you know for sure ? hopefully inhe next few weeks. that was terrific ! i'm glad you enjoyed it. i'll go see about dessert. dessert ? - so how's it going back there, victor ? - too soon to ll. - rosa, is dessert ready ? - it's just coming out of the oven. i'll-- what's the matter, rosa ? act normal just this once, please. please. sit anywhere you like. well, actually i'd like to talk with miss rivera, if she's here. - katherine, can you tell rosa someone is here to see her ? - sure can. please. she'll be right with you. katherine. could you bring two desserts to the office ? sure, mr. brashov. go on. mr. collins. please. call me andrew. i hope this isn't a bad time. no. we have a wonderful chicken dish today. it's in a special sauce with spanish rice and black beans. and for dessert-- actually, actually i've already eaten. oh. you look different when you're not standing in front of a blackboard. really ? no, no. you look fine. i mean, it
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